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Old 05-10-2013, 12:47 PM   #48
gogogordy
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Originally Posted by JerryH View Post
Actually I guess that is what Genuine almost did with the Buddy 170. Make it a full 200cc and it should be a great cross country ride.
The Buddy 170i is prone to overheating (CEL) pronto when pushed to freeway speeds for more than a brief stint...it's just too much for that platform.

Having worked at a Genuine Scooter dealership I would still pick the Genuine 125cc and dispel any thoughts of freeway use with it. Having said that we had both a 150 Blackjack and a 125 Italia in our personal collection for several yers and the only difference was in the fuel consumption.

The 125 is the sweet-spot for that powerplant design.

If/when Genuine launches a larger scooter Im certain it will be wrapped around a different engine design....in fact it will have to be.
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